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    Introduction The Tanak is one of the most common names used to describe the Jewish Bible. It is also known in Protestant circles as the beginning books of the Bible, which is also called the Old Testament. No matter what name this section is given, it is a complex set of books with multiple authors, written in diverse languages, and has a history all its own. Yet, with proper study, much about the text can be discovered because many try to translate the original Hebrew and Aramaic as accurately as possible. This does not mean every form has the same wording because the translator’s preference and the specific words used in the text can lead to several translations emerging with slight differences between each version. Even seemingly straight-forward…

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    Languages are a good way to be able to merge into any culture. Whether it is in Spain, Greece or any other place of the world, getting to know and learning the language spoken there is an effective way of being able to be in sync with the inhabitants of that particular place. Hebrew is the official language of the modern state of Israel and many people want to achieve Hebrew Language Learn. The history of the Hebrew Alphabet The Hebrew language was the original language of the Bible. It…

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    backgrounds (“Portrait of Jewish,” 2013). Jews are a well-educated and high-income group. In general Jews have a higher level of educational achievement than the public overall. Six-in-ten are graduated from colleges, and a 28% of them hold a post-graduate degree (“Portrait of Jewish,” 2013). A quarter of US Jews report annual household income of $150,000 or more. One-fifth of all Jews reported income less than $30,000, and six-in-ten Jews stated to own their home (“Portrait of Jewish,” 2013). …

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    transformation of the Nile river into blood an affront to the Nile-god, while the impenetrable darkness offended Ancient Egypt’s central god, the Sun-god (Ra). Absolute rulers may continue to exist and be accepted by their subjects, but Judaism took the first step in rejecting religious figures as politicians. Secondly, Judaism introduced many people’s sole reason to wake up every morning: the weekend. As written in Bereshit, G-d chose to create a day of rest to end each week. Not only does the…

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    importance of education and financial success to support their families. The Jewish culture also places emphasis on marriage and building a family to create the next generation. For the interview project I completed with a person from the Jewish community, she reported that family is a major part of her culture. The article written by Schlossberger & Hecker (1998), explains this point by saying, if a Jewish couple does not reproduce, Hitler wins in a sense. I found this extremely interesting…

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    Both Ashkenazi and Mizrahi have separate heritage. Mizrahi Jews came from Middle Eastern ancestry meanwhile, Ashkenazi came from Eastern European descendants. Beginning in the 1880s, Ashkenazi Jews migration to Israel were moved by a nationalist ideology and aspired to find better life conditions, to establish a Hebrew culture in a modern, predominantly secular, atmosphere. The Ashkenazim soon became the majority of Jews in Israel, and by 1948, they were 80% of the Jewish population of Israel.…

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    Eastern European Jewish Immigrants in German Jewish Communities Late nineteenth/early twentieth century Eastern European Jewish immigrants who settled in Ohio cities merged to some extent with the pre-existing German Jewish communities. Despite the various cultural differences such as language, religious values, and different immigration experiences, the new Eastern European Jews used the German Jews as a cultural example and became the equivalent of a lower-class German Jew. The economically…

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    After the exile of the Northern Israelite Kingdom in 721 B.C.E, the only remaining tribe of the original 12 tribes was the tribe of Judah. When the kingdom of Judah was then exiled again in 586 B.C.E., the people became known as “yehudim” or Jews. The name “Judah” in Hebrew literally translates to “praise.” The name originates from Leah, Judah’s mother, praising god after giving birth to four healthy boys. She says in Genesis 29, “this time I will praise God.” This idea of “praise” has carried…

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    Olivia Olson Dr. Alex Hill Bio A 348 9 December 2016 Tay-Sachs: Why so Selective? There are aspects of nature that puzzle the world. Scientists, as curious as they are, try to figure out and solve nature’s great mysteries. One biological phenomenon that appears is Tay-Sachs disease. This is a disorder that tends to appear in only a handful of populations around the world. For quite sometime it was a mystery as to why this deadly disease tended to only show up in certain populations; but thanks…

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    The Jewish people have an expansive and troubled history. Unlike being a Christian or Muslim, being Jewish is not simply a matter of religious beliefs. Being Jewish is an ethnic identity that does not necessarily mean a person follows the Jewish faith. Jews for many years had no nation of their own, and so they were disseminated among many other different people and nations. After Expulsion indicates the difficulties the Jewish people went through not only with non-Jews, but also within the ties…

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